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James 2:14

Context
Faith and Works Together

2:14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, 1  if someone claims to have faith but does not have works? Can this kind of faith 2  save him? 3 

James 2:26

Context
2:26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

1 tn Grk “brothers.” See note on the phrase “brothers and sisters” in 1:2.

2 tn Grk “the faith,” referring to the kind of faith just described: faith without works. The article here is anaphoric, referring to the previous mention of the noun πίστις (pisti") in the verse. See ExSyn 219.

3 sn The form of the question in Greek expects a negative answer.



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